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Occupational Therapy Named In Best Career List for 2009
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U.S. News & World Report named occupational therapy to its “Best Careers 2009” list. This is the second consecutive year the profession of occupational therapy has received this honor.
This year, U.S. News & World Report scored hundreds of careers on five criteria: job outlook, average job satisfaction, difficulty of the required training, prestige and pay.

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“Occupational therapy --a vibrant, growing profession --makes it possible for people to achieve independence and live life to its fullest,” said Penelope Moyers Cleveland, EdD, OTR/L, BCMH, FAOTA, president of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). “A career in occupational therapy as a therapist or assistant means making a difference and improving the lives of people of all ages --from newborns to the elderly. This is accomplished through designing strategies for everyday living and customizing environments to develop and maximize potential.”
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